Arc’teryx, Backpacks. Review of the Arc’teryx Bora AR Backpack. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Review of the Arc’teryx Bora AR Backpack

Review of the Arc’teryx Bora AR Backpack

Arc’teryx is continuously setting the stakes high for the outdoor industry and blowing our minds with innovative designs and technology. They do not settle for mediocre and will constantly strive to improve and better their products which is exactly what has happened with the Bora Ar backpack. Our review of this product 9.75 / 10 … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Leki, MSR. How to Choose the Right Walking Pole. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Walking Pole

How to Choose the Right Walking Pole

Are you the type to raise your nose to walking poles? For many, this is a cumbersome accessory, which serves only to test the terrain. While it is not a tool that will appeal to all, using walking poles has many physical advantages, especially in long-distance hikes where we carry all our equipment on our backs . … Read more ›

7 For All Mankind, Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Dakine, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., The North Face, winter jackets. Everything You Need to Know About Zippers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , 16 Comments on Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Zippers are everywhere from our pants and jackets to sleeping bags and backpacks. They’re far more convenient than a row of buttons or snaps and can be opened and closed in a matter of seconds. For these conveniences, zippers are used so often for a variety of products around the world. Zipper Mechanics Because zippers are used … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Brooks, Ciele, Darn Tough, Garmin, Icebreaker, Nathan, Running, Salomon, Saucony, SAXX Underwear, Smartwool, The North Face, Wigwam, Zoot. Running Essentials for a Beginner. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Running Essentials for a Beginner

Running Essentials for a Beginner

So you’ve spent all winter avoiding the gym and coming up with every excuse in the book to skip-out on the spin classes you were so motivated to sign up for. Now it’s spring and you’re determined to run because running seems easy enough right? Find yourself a nearby running route, slap on some proper fitting running shoes … Read more ›

Electric, Oakley, Ski & Snowboard, Von Zipper. Oakley MOD3 Helmet Review. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on Oakley MOD3 Helmet Review

Oakley MOD3 Helmet Review

Oakley has been a mainstay in the eyewear industry for decades and while they built their success upon their eyewear, they’ve branched out to cover everything from soft-goods to some awesome ​hard-goods such as the Mod3 Helmet. It’s not a surprise that when you sponsor top-level athletes, put on events and are one of the … Read more ›

The North Face. Starting 2017 with Gear Recognition Awards – The North Face. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Starting 2017 with Gear Recognition Awards – The North Face

Starting 2017 with Gear Recognition Awards – The North Face

Each year in January, outdoor retailers gather together for a sneak peek at upcoming gear and the latest technologies at the Outdoor Retailer Show which takes place in Salt Lake City, Utah. The show generally takes place over three days and gives retailers a chance to mingle and check out new gear while also, allowing … Read more ›

Luminox, Watches. Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , 8 Comments on Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review

Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review

Luminox is a watch company that has only been around since 1989, but has become a leader in watch technology used by military groups around the world. These include the US Coast Guard, the Navy SEALs who first asked Luminox to develop a watch for them in 1993. The Colormark 3050 series watch features a … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Dakine, Gregory, Mammut, Marmot, MSR, Norrona, Osprey, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face, Thule. Top Backcountry Backpacks. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Top Backcountry Backpacks

Top Backcountry Backpacks

Ski season is right around the corner and depending where you live in Canada, some lucky souls have already glided their first tracks through fresh, fluffy powder this season. For those who have yet to feel this satisfaction, they continue to fight back their stoke and stare wide-eyed watching ski films as they add the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Buff, Columbia Sportswear, Darn Tough, Fjällräven, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Roark Revival, Scarpa, Wigwam. So You Want to go Tree Planting?. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on So You Want to go Tree Planting?

So You Want to go Tree Planting?

For a lot of students, the middle to the end of April is the start of freedom known as summer holidays. Some will move back home to work and pay off student debts, many will book flights leaving the second they finish their last, torturous exam, and a few will pack their life in a … Read more ›

Fjällräven. The Fjällräven’s Kånken No.2 Pack : The Reinvented Classic. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on The Fjällräven’s Kånken No.2 Pack : The Reinvented Classic

The Fjällräven’s Kånken No.2 Pack : The Reinvented Classic

For more than 50 years, Fjällräven has been crafting technical gear and clothing. The Swedish brand quickly became one of my favourites thanks to their rustic yet urban styles. It’s not rare to meet people who have been using their Fjällräven packs for more than 40 years. I’ve been using the Kånken original pack for … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Dakine, Gregory, Marmot, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Patagonia, The North Face. How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack

How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack

So you’ve just spontaneously booked your flight to Southeast Asia leaving in three months and you’re planning what you’re going to bring and how it will all fit in your backpack because you don’t feel like rolling luggage between a billion small cities. Sure enough after crawling around the basement at your parent’s house for … Read more ›